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    CNH Industrial chooses Kuehne + Nagel for spare parts distribution in China

    2016-05-27T16:53:13Z

    Agricultural and construction equipment maker, CNH Industrial, has awarded a two year contract to logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel to manage its spare parts deliveries in Shanghai, China. Kuehne + Nagel said it will consolidate two of CNH Industrial’s separate business operations into one single distribution centre and deploy IT ...

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    The Supply Chain Conference: Debating what North American automotive supply chains need to be faster, smarter and tougher

    2016-05-25T13:58:43Z

    At the end of the first Supply Chain Conference in Atlanta, OEM and logistics decision makers discussed complexity, the supply chain mindset, environmental standards and the culture of change required to stimulate innovationAs the recent years of rapid growth begin to ease off, carmakers, tier suppliers and logistics providers operating ...

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    FedEx completes buyout of TNT Express

    2016-05-25T13:18:42Z

    Global courier FedEx has officially completed its takeover of European rival TNT Express following approval by European regulators in January this year. The buyout, which is worth around €4.4 billion ($5 billion), means FedEx adds a leading ground network distribution service for customers.FedEx will move its European headquarters to Hoofdoorp ...

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    Porsche moving to share VW’s PDC in Ontario

    2016-05-25T12:04:54Z

    Porsche Cars North America will lease part of a Volkswagen Group of America parts distribution centre (PDC) in Ontario, California, near Los Angeles, putting Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche parts under the same roof. The space became available after Volkswagen opened a PDC earlier this year in northern California, near Sacramento, ...

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    Supply Chain Conference executive report: A connection worth more than the sum of its parts

    2016-05-24T16:54:50Z

    The first Automotive Logistics Supply Chain conference explored the extreme complexity of production and service parts logistics across North America. Amid rising global and regional flows, opportunities for freight consolidation and new ways of collaborating across the industry emerged. Christopher Ludwig reports from Atlanta, Georgia.[sta_anchor id="1"]The growth in the automotive ...

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    Supply Chain conference: No less global than ever

    2016-05-24T11:12:04Z

    While investment in regional supply in North America is real, supplier and platform consolidation means that the continent is not cut off from global logistics links across inbound and service parts supply chains, writes Christopher Ludwig in Atlanta Despite the significant increases in local and regional manufacturing in North America, ...

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    Supply Chain Conference: Getting the parts there next day, or sooner

    2016-05-23T23:44:18Z

    The new Supply Chain Conference revealed the pressure on OEMs to deliver parts to dealers next day, as standard, and to consider options for even more frequency, write Marcus Williams and Christopher LudwigFor carmakers, aftermarket service parts are a lucrative part of the business, contributing significantly to OEM and dealership ...

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    Supply Chain Conference: Only the data and technology you can handle

    2016-05-23T23:30:04Z

    Left to right: Nissan's Ben Shain; Magna's Bridget Grewal; Surgere's William WapplerSpeakers at the Automotive Logistics Supply Chain Conference in Atlanta were optimistic about the potential for data analysis and new digital technology to improve the supply chain. But Marcus Williams and Christopher Ludwig find most companies are cautious ...

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    FCA starts work on new Mopar PDC

    2016-05-23T17:21:09Z

    Pietro Gorlier, chief operating officer, components, Mopar Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has started work on a new Mopar parts distribution centre (PDC) in Winchester, Virginia. The facility is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2016 and will be Mopar’s 22nd North American PDC. FCA is investing $12.2m ...

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    Supply Chain Conference: Increasing recalls are a heavy burden for logistics

    2016-05-20T20:47:55Z

    The increase in vehicle recalls, from safety to emissions issues, is putting more pressure on OEM supply chains to find parts, store more inventory and manage expectations, write Marcus Williams and Christopher Ludwig in Atlanta (l to r) Toyota's Eduardo Huante, Ford's Helmut Nittmann and Volkswagen's Anu GoelOver recent years, ...

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    IAAF appoints Tina Patel to finance role

    2016-05-10T16:41:32Z

    UK body the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Tina Patel (pictured) as its new financial coordinator. Patel brings with her more than 12 years’ experience in the finance and banking industry across areas including pensions, asset management and retail banking. She will work at IAAF’s head office in ...

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    Paccar Parts opens aftersales PDC in Renton

    2016-05-04T15:40:04Z

    Paccar Parts, the division of truckmaker Paccar that distributes aftersales parts to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF truck dealerships around the world, has opened a $32m parts distribution centre (PDC) in Renton, Washington. The 15,000 sq.m facility, which doubles the size of its previously facility, is supplying 76 prime dealers in ...

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    Gefco opens subsidiary in Serbia

    2016-04-27T11:36:31Z

    Transport and logistics provider, Gefco, has strengthened its regional position in Central Europe by setting up an operation in Serbia. The company is now providing services between the country and the European Union, Russia and Turkey, all of which have free trade agreements with Serbia. Gefco also said it is ...

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    China conference: Debating which way to go from here

    2016-04-26T15:53:16Z

    At the end of Automotive Logistics China 2016, held in Chengdu, industry decisions makers and experts discussed the importance of better logistics planning and engineering, reducing costs to stay competitive, and adapting to new technology.China’s growth continues to push the automotive supply chain and distribution network across the country, spreading ...

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    Euro Car Parts continues expansion in UK

    2016-04-20T15:32:45Z

    Euro Car Parts (ECP) has opened a 930 sq.m branch in Warwick, in the UK. The aftermarket parts distributor said the new branch would stock 15,000 lines and would provide deliveries within the hour to service centres in surrounding Warwick, Leamington, Stratford and Southam. It will be replenished by ECP’s ...

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    The Quiet Revolution and its impact on inbound and aftermarket operations

    2016-04-20T12:46:43Z

    Bill Bacon is managing director of automotive at DHL Supply Chain UK & IrelandThe automotive sector is changing. According to a recent report by PWC, analysts believe the sector will change more in the next ten years than it has in the last 100. The biggest factor contributing to ...

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    China conference: New Silk Road gets back on the rails

    2016-04-20T11:17:12Z

    Updated April 24th to correct a quote misattributed to GefcoLong-distance rail freight between China and Europe is coming on apace, delegates at this week’s Automotive Logistics China 2016 conference, held in Chengdu, have heard.Over the past few years, the Chinese government has been ambitious in promoting its 'One Belt, One ...

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    Ceva tightens its grip on the Italian tyre sector with Marangoni deal

    2016-04-15T11:46:25Z

    Marangoni Commercial and Industrial Tyres has signed a three-year contract with Ceva Logistics for the transport and distribution of its products throughout Italy. Marangoni specialises in the retreading of industrial, truck and earthmover tyres. Ceva will collect all Marangoni tyres for retreading and deliver them to the tyre manufacturer’s northern ...

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    Rebecca Stead moves to network development role at Honda UK

    2016-04-13T13:19:12Z

    Honda UK has appointed Rebecca Stead (left) as its head of network development, responsible for cars, motorcycles and power product divisions. Stead, who has been with the carmaker for 19 years, moves from her most recent role as head of the corporate affairs and events team, after spending 12 years ...

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    BMW’s Thailand division to increase exports to China

    2016-04-13T11:36:51Z

    BMW Group Thailand is planning to increase car exports over the next two years to 10,000 vehicles a year. The majority of that volume will be exported from the firm’s Rayong facility to China, but some units will also go to Malaysia. Last year, BMW announced a 1.1 billion baht ...